Chinese firm to build Osmani Airport extension

logo March 11th, 2020

Chinese firm to build Osmani Airport extension

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File photo of Sylhet Osmani International Airport

The approval came from a meeting of the CCGP held at the Finance Division Conference Room at Bangladesh Secretariat

The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) on Wednesday approved a proposal from the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) for awarding the contract to Beijing Urban Construction Group Ltd (BUCG) for conducting works at Sylhet Osmani International Airport.

The BUCG will implement the public works at the Sylhet Airport under the “Sylhet Osmani International Airport Extension (1st phase) Project” with an expenditure of Taka 2,116.51 crore.

The approval came from a meeting of the CCGP held at the Finance Division Conference Room at Bangladesh Secretariat today with Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in the chair.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam said that a total of six firms submitted their bids for the Sylhet Osmani International Airport extension project where BUCG turned out to be the lowest bidder.

He informed that the meeting approved a proposal from the Directorate General of Food for procuring 50,000 metric tons of wheat from M/S Agrocorp International Pte Ltd, Singapore with Taka 112.72 crore on international tender method under package-3 for boosting the government stock of wheat for the current fiscal year.

The Cabinet Secretary said the CCGP also approved a proposal from the Public Works Department (PWD) for awarding the contract to National Development Engineers Ltd for constructing a 16-storey building with other ancillary works in the capital’s Fulbaria under the project for upgrading the Government Employees Hospital into 500-bed with Taka 134.91 crore.

He, however, said that the meeting decided to retender the public works of package-1 under the Upgradation of Kishoreganj (Binnati)-Pakundia-Mirzapore-Tok district highway into due standard.

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